Board of Trustees

YCD is governed by a Board of Trustees who meet once a month to discuss and ratify any proposals developed by the General Manager they believe will address the needs of Young People and their whanau.

Board Members

Rachael Fonotia, Chairperson

Helen Gatonyi, Vice Chairperson

Louise Cook, Secretary/Treasurer

     John O’Connor    Kelvin Watkins    Maraea Peawini

  Paul Dempsy    Jill Sunnex, Jennifer Johnson

                                                                                                                      Tarisayi Garaba


Julie Fifield,

Ruru Harepeka Nako Hona is YCD Kaumatua, Ngatiruamahue Marae, Ngati Kahu, Nga Puhi

YCD Staff/Whanau

Anni Watkin, General Manager

Natalia Sukhikh, Administrator

Philip Nuu, Senior Youth Worker/Mentor

Robert Stanbridge, Supervision With Activity Co Ordinator

Red Setu, Youth Worker/Case Manager

Daniel Mataki, Community Service/Events

Daniell Simpson, Community Service/Events

Tessa Aranga, Street Youth Work Project Case Manager

 Ashleigh McKenna, Street Youth Work Project Case Manager

Julie Tuhimata, Youth Worker/Case Manager

Melody Wehi, Youth Worker/Case Manager

Shaun Asi, Supported Bail Youth Worker

Peter Togia, Youth Worker/Case Manager

Wade Parata, Supported Bail Youth Worker

Deanna Dempsey, Youth Worker/Case Manager

Maxwell Siulangapo, Youth Worker/Tutor

Jemma Wilder, Youth Worker/Tutor

Sidney Tauamiti, Supervision With Activity Youth Worker

Ethan Harrison, Transition Project Youth Worker

We support Youth Work practise, encourage upskilling and enjoy working with Young People.